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The Yellow Wallpaper Short Story Analysis


Great story for women’s history month or for studying mental health awareness!

This product includes an activating strategy that focuses on mental health disorders. Students will then be introduced to a brief background on mental health and be prompted to discuss healthy coping mechanisms and treatments. This will serve as a pre-reading activity for the gothic, feminist short story “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

Students will read the story which is available for free online.

Next, students will then answer the literary analysis questions which focus on short story devices such as: setting, foreshadowing, mood, theme, point of view, and irony.

Lastly, students will be asked to write two summaries of the story: one objective and one subjective.

Answer key and editable version included.

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